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. the federal reserve bank of san francisco looked at a classic kind of infrastructure project. road construction. it turns out for every dollar of federal highway grant that goes into a state that state's annual economic output goes up by at least $2. that's much better return than the typical government spending. plus the payback goes even higher during an economic down turn. if you're looking for >> eliot: as the clock ticks close the fiscal slope the posturing continues. today the president held a campaign style event in pennsylvania to tout his proposal in the fiscal cliff negotiations saying that the american people made their economic wishes clear on the election day. >> obama: this was a central questions in the election. maybe the central question in the election. you remember. we talked about this a lot. at the end of the day a clear majority of americans--democrats republicans, independents--they agreed with a balanced approach. >> eliot: republicans meanwhile openly deride the president's proposal saying they're the ones taking negotiations seriously. >> the proposal that
interested in trying to make the government bigger. the federal reserve bank of san francisco looked at a classic kind of infrastructure project. road construction. it turns out for every dollar of federal highway grant that goes into a state, that state's annual economic output goes up by at least $2. that's much better return than the typical government spending. plus the payback goes even higher during an economic down turn. if you're looking (vo) as marijuana gains social and legal acceptance, a new pioneer is emerging from the backwoods. >> i'm basically like a farmer. instead of corn, you've got dope. (vo) but what is legal and what is criminal? >> this is, no matter what you do, a violation of federal law. (vo) follow real farmers staking their claim on a new frontier. >> lots of terrible things happen to people growing marijuana. >> this crop to me is my livelihood. >> i have everything invested in this. >> eliot: as the clock ticks close the fiscal slope the posturing continues. today the president held a campaign style event in pennsylvania to tout his proposal in the fisca
of california, san francisco. i'm the only one who can prescribe marijuana, because i have a schedule one license for doing my research. but physicians can't prescribe a prescription for marijuana because where would a patient take that? there's no pharmacy that dispenses marijuana. so, in california, we can facilitate patients getting an identification card, so that they can access marijuana from the dispensaries. so that if they're found with marijuana on their person, or their caregiver is, that they have legitimate reason to be using cannabis. we couldn't do this without the cards. we need these cards to keep it legal. i don't think i would do it without the cards. there's too much to risk. it would be setting myself up to possibly end-up in prison. the crop to me like this year personally. it means a lot of things. it means if i'm gonna be living and like, paying my bills. or i could be out on the streets looking for another carpentry job. if we don't get this, then it's gonna be devastating. this garden's done quite well. it's been in the ground about six weeks. we're real proud of
if it ends up at $500,000 $600,000, that is not where it should be in your view. >> if you live in san francisco or new york city, it might seem like $250,000 or $300,000 is not very much but listen, in terms of the nation as a whole the median wage is around $50,000. the median family income is close to $58,000. i mean anybody earning over $250,000 is very wealthy in terms of the country as a whole. if you push it up to $400,000, those people between $250,000 and $400,000 are not going to have any tax increase at all. if you push it up above $400,000 toward the $1 million mark, speaker boehner is putting out there, you know, you're going to have a very relatively small tax increase in terms of the number of people affected, very little revenues will be raised relative to what otherwise could be raised. >> eliot: in return for this threshold that's too high, as you just stated, the president is putting social security and medicare on the table. let's begin with social security which we have said over and over. it is simply unre
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